Kaitlyn Carboun

Player profile

  • Hometown Mesa, Ariz.
  • Year Senior
  • Majors International Studies & Political Science

2019 Junior Season Highlights

  • A member of the OSU team that won the Overall Institution award at U.S. Collegiate Championships
  • Competed a duet with teammate Walsh that received first place at four different meets
  • Competed in the trio category twice, securing second place each time
  • On the Gray squad that won first place at the North Regional and 2nd place at nationals
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar

2018 Sophomore Season Highlights

  • Competed in the duet division with teammate Walsh to receive first place at Michigan
  • A member of the Gray Squad that secured third place at U.S. Collegiate Nationals
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete
  • Participated in the Huntington Bucks Go Pro program

2017 Freshman Season Highlights

  • Competed in 4 team events, with a season-best score of 83.1250
  • Placed 2nd in her 3 team events at Richmond, William & Mary, and Michigan
  • On OSU’s team that won the US Collegiate Championships

Prior to Ohio State

  • 2014 age group National Champion
  • Four-time Swimming City Champion
  • Red Mountain H.S. swimming Team Captain
  • School record holder in the Butterfly Relay
  • Member of the Arizona Desert Dolphins 2010-2016
  • Duet placed 4th in the Pan American Olympic Festival in 2014
  • Lettered all 4 years on the Red Mountain H.S. swimming team
  • USA team finished 4th and placed 9th in Duet at the Pan American Olympic Festival in 2015
  • 2016 representing AZD took 3rd place for both the team and combo at US Nationals


  • Daughter of Gus and Tracey Carboun
  • Elected for the Executive Athlete Board of Representatives for USA Synchro (2017-2018)
  • Favorite Buckeye Tradition: Carmen Ohio
  • Has a younger sister, Kimberly
  • Double majoring in International Studies and Political Science with a minor in Global Public Health with aspirations to attend law school and become an attorney